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ready Extended Knowledge Organization System

Abbreviation: XKOS

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Extended Knowledge Organization System (XKOS) extends the Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) for statistical classifications. It does so in two main directions. First, it defines a number of terms that enable the representation of statistical classifications with their structure and textual properties, as well as the relations between classifications. Second, it refines SKOS semantic properties to allow the use of more specific relations between concepts. Those specific relations can be used for the representation of classifications or for any other case where SKOS is employed. XKOS adds the extensions that are desirable to meet the requirements of the statistical community.

How to cite this record XKOS; Extended Knowledge Organization System; DOI:; Last edited: July 31, 2020, 2:06 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 27 2021 2:08 a.m.

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eXtended Knowledge Organization System (XKOS)

Dan Gillman, Franck Cotton, and Yves Jaques
European Commission Statistical Office of the European Union (EUROSTAT), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Statistics Directorate, Work Session on Statistical Metadata 2013

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XKOS: An SKOS Extension for Statistical Classifications

Frank Cotton, Richard Cyganiak, R.T.A.M. Grim, Daniel W. Gillman, Yves Jaques, and Wendy Thomas
Proceedings of the 59th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute 2013

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